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23 resources with the concept expressionism

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The Glass Menagerie and Expressionist Theater

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who says a play must be realistic? Certainly not Tennessee Williams, who chose to use expressionistic techniques to tell his tale of Tom, Amanda, and Laura Wingfield. A three-lesson unit module has readers examine how Williams uses these...
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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Understanding, Looking at, Making Abstract Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before the class makes abstract art, they see contemporary examples and analyze them. They look at art made by abstract artists under the age of 33 then use similar techniques to create an interesting collection of their own. The lesson...
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The Glass Menagerie: Impact of Expressionism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars are challenged to write a realistic analysis of Tennessee Williams' nonrealistic memory play, The Glass Menagerie. Writers use the evidence gathered on their worksheets to craft an effective thesis and concluding statement...
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The Glass Menagerie: Key Themes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using the list of expressionist techniques generated in the first lesson, groups analyze how Williams uses these techniques to develop one of the play's themes. The whole class then shares and discusses the examples they found where...
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The Glass Menagerie as Expressionist Theatre

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The first lesson in a three-part unit has high schoolers examine The Glass Menagerie as an example of expressionist theatre. After reading a short article about expressionism, scholars list expressionist techniques in Tennessee Williams'...
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Expressionist Theater: Crash Course Theater #38

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Darkness. Murder. Emotion. These traits characterize expressionist theater. A video, number 38 on the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist, discusses key themes and works from the period. An overview of Spring Awakening, which...
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Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th
Young theatre artists engage in a scavenger hunt to acquaint themselves with set design. The challenge is to search the site and match a separate maquette with each of the 24 clues.
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German Expressionism: Crash Course Film History #7

For Students 8th - 12th
The seventh episode in the a film history playlist takes a close look at the rise and fall of German cinema of the post-World War I period. The narrator uses The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and its expressionistic use of mise-en-scene to...
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The Age of Confusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
According to the presentation, the age of confusion was marked by a very specific set of art and philosophical movements. Take a visual trip, and explore expressionism, cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, existentialism, and the new modes of...
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Crazy for Cubes: Art and Science

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners discuss Sol LeWitt and conceptual art, then analyze the differences in expressing a concept through model-based inquiry and aesthetic art criticism. They develop a geometric, scientific, or mathematical concept, then create an...
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Modern Drama

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders can read all about the origins of modern drama. Each slide provides a paragraph of information related to key players, art movements, and time periods that shaped modern drama. It relates well to many aspects of literature...
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Art in Nazi Germany When Art and Politics Didn't Agree

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Five lessons display the art created by Germans under the Weimar Republic. The focus of these lessons is to help learners understand the role of art in politics, government censorship, and Nazi tactics. Web links are included.
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A Sign of Their Times

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the social climate that created the terms Degenerative Art and Fascist Aesthetic. They also identify how and why certain artists' artwork fell into these categories. Students recognize and discuss the Expressionist...
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The Art of the Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends...
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Paul Klee - Swiss Artist

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Bring the art of Paul Klee, the famous Swiss artist, into your classroom. Ten of Klee's most-famous works are featured throughout the presentation. Learners will be able to analyze the composition, line, color choice, and his modern take...
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Edvard Munch, Expressionist

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Take a critical and biographical look at the art of Edvard Munch. This easy to follow, organized presentation provides basic information regarding the life, times, and work of Munch. Tip: There are no images to represent Munch's work,...
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Expressionism: Painting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students judge the effectiveness of artistic expressions using current art theories such as representationalism, functionalism, and formalism, and find examples of each through internet research.
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EXPRESSIONIST ART LESSON

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders design and compose a picture that conveys a specific emotion or feeling, and recognize the use of emotion in a variety of artworks using crayons and/or pastels. They experiment and manipulate elements of art including, line...
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Expressionism: What's the Deal With These Strange Colors?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and discuss examples of Expressionist artwork. They create their own expressionistic oil paintings.
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Fine Arts

For Students 6th - 10th
In this fine arts instructional activity, students identify and locate vocabulary terms and artists of the visual arts. There are 54 terms and/or names located in the puzzle.
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Sixth Graders Express Themselves

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Sixth graders create examples of expressionistic paintings using pastels, black paper, and chalk in this 6th grade Art lesson. Emphasis is on creating an emotion for the painting using simple lines and large shapes and cooperative...
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Sixth Graders Express Themselves

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders demonstrate an understanding of expressionism by creating a portrait of a friend who inspires a mood or feeling.